FIFA World Cup winners list
World Cup Winners List Football? Past winners of FIFA World Cup list? All-Time FIFA World Cup Winners List Football? Without any doubt, the FIFA World Cup is the biggest sporting event in the world. The FIFA World Cup was started in 1930. FIFA World Cup was the first ever World Cup which never involved a qualifying round.
Only countries who were affiliated with ”FIFA” were invited to participate in FIFA World Cup. Only 13 countries took part in the prestigious tournament in 1930. Uruguay became the first nation to win the tournament after defeating Argentina and become the first World Champions.
Since the start of the World Cup 1930, 20 World Cups have taken place. 8 different teams have won the prestigious trophy with Brazil winning it for a record 5 times.
Germany and Italy have won it 4 times each. Argentina and Uruguay have won it twice each.
The other World Cup winners are England, Spain and France.
So now, let’s have a look at the FIFA World Cup winners list since 1930 by year to the last FIFA World Cup 2018.
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Football World Cup winners list by year/hosts? Soccer World Cup winners list by year/hosts? Below we have listed all past winners of FIFA World Cup by year since 1930 and by hosts.
Last winner of FIFA World Cup
Last winner of FIFA World Cup? France is the last winner of 2018 FIFA World Cup. France won FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia.
Germany is the winner of 2014 FIFA World Cup. Germany won FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil.
Last host of FIFA World Cup
Russia was the last FIFA World Cup host in 2018. Brazil was previous FIFA World Cup host in 2014.
Next host of FIFA World Cup 2022
Qatar is the next FIFA World Cup host in 2022. Russia was the previous FIFA World Cup host in 2018.
FIFA World Cup winners list from 1930 to 2018
Here are FIFA World Cup winners list since 1930-2018.
|Year||Winners||Runners-Up||Hosts ||Total Teams|
|2014||Germany ||Argentina||Brazil||32 team (most viewed world cup in history)|
|2010||Spain ||Netherlands||South Africa||32 teams (first time in Africa)|
|2006||Italy ||France||Germany||32 teams, 64 matches, record attendance|
|2002||Brazil ||Germany||Korea/Japan||32 teams, (first time in hosted in asia)|
|1998||France ||Brazil||France||Expanded to 32 teams (8 groups of 4 teams)|
|1994||Brazil ||Italy||United States||24 teams 5 confenderations|
|1990||West Germany||Argentina||Italy||24 teams (More than 1 Asian team for first time)|
|1986||Argentina||West Germany||Mexico||24 teams and 52 matches made it biggest|
|1982||Italy||West Germany||Spain||Expanded to 24 teams from 6 confederations|
|1974||West Germany||Netherlands||West Germany||16 teams 5 regions|
|1970||Brazil||Italy||Mexico||16 teams 5 regions (Morocco 1st africa side)|
|1966||England||West Germany||England||16 teams 4 regions (North Korea Asian)|
|1962||Brazil||Czechslovakia||Chile||16 teams (no teams from Asia or Africa)|
|1958||Brazil||Sweden||Sweden||16 team from three regions (no asia)|
|1954||West Germany||Hungary||Switzerland||16 teams from 4 regions|
|1950||Uruguay||Brazil||Brazil||13 teams competed after 3 teams withdrew|
|1938||Italy||Hungary||France||16 teams qualified but Austria withdrew|
|1934||Italy||Czechslovakia||Italy||16 teams qualified through qualification round|
|1930||Uruguay||Argentina||Uruguay||13 teams were invited. no qualification|
Most FIFA World Cup Winners list (Most World Cups)
Country with most World Cup trophies? Brazil is the country with most FIFA World Cup trophies (5). The South American team has won FIFA World Cup 2002, 1994, 1970, 1962 and 1958.
Brazil have also lost two finals (FIFA World Cup 1950 and 1998).
Brazil legend Pele is the only player to win three World Cup titles and from the look of things, it looks like it will be like this forever.
World Cup Winners list – most successful FIFA World Cup Team
World Cup Winners team ever? Both Italy and Germany have won 4 World Championships, but West Germany is by far the best and most consistent team after 1950. Not only have they won 4 World Cup titles but they have also lost in 4 finals making it a total of 8 finals played by the Germans.
Netherlands is the only team to appear in the final more than two times and fail to win the world Cup. Netherlands have lost in World Cup final 1974, 1978 and 2010. So far only European and South American teams has won World Cup.
For more information see the FIFA World Cup History.